Much Needed Pamper Time

It’s very rare that I take some time out for myself. During the week Erin is home from Saturday-Tuesday and then the other three days a week she is at nursery. The rest of the time I am either doing things around the house or working. Being self-employed means not having regular working ours and sometimes, having to work every day for long hours. I get so tired sometimes that my eyes hurt so much and I find it hard to keep them open and to concentrate on anything! Recently I was sent a Thera-Pearl Eye Mask from Feel Good Contacts so I

The Email Of Doom

Up until recently I would have Erin at home with me all day for 7 days a week while John works full time. I did go back to work for a bit when Erin was 9 months old and got an evening job in a supermarket but it really wasn’t for me so I quit after about 10 or 11 months to be self-employed and stay at home. Some days with Erin are absolutely wonderful and I love every minute of being at home with her. Some days with Erin are so incredibly stressful and hard, especially on days where

The Girl With The Perfect Make-Up

I’m now pretty close to 32 and just recently I have been thinking about the old me; the me back when I was a teenager or in my early 20s. I was most certainly a very different person than I am now in my 30s. It’s funny how certain things in life change and how they affect who you are. I used to be the girl with the perfect make-up. When I was a teenager I would get up at the crack of dawn to do my hair and make-up ready for school. I wasn’t one of the popular crowd

Happy Anniversary to my husband

Happy 3rd Anniversary Husband. Where has the time gone!? 3 years ago today we were are that beautiful house in Florida getting married. All we cared about was each other, the sun shining down on us and me wearing sandals under my wedding dress! Then you locked us out of our hotel room and I stood there sweltering in my dress. I was less than impressed but quickly forgave you. I had just married you after all! I don’t think either of us would have imagined being where we are now, on our 3 year anniversary.  We’ve bought our own house and we have

Travelling, trains, home and reading

Today John and I are heading back to my hometown of Grimsby to spend Christmas with my family. We spent last year here in Norfolk and the year before in Nottingham where I was at university. I’m really looking forward to going home this year as it’s been a long time since I’ve had a Christmas there. I think it must have been at least four years now! The only bad thing about going home for Christmas is the travelling. The train journey is about 5 and a half hours each way so that’s 11 hours that will be spent